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Samson Mil'shtein

Professor Emeritus ECE, Director - AETC

College
Francis College of Engineering
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), Advanced Electronic Technology Center (AETC)
Phone
978-934-3310
Office
Ball Hall - BL-306

Expertise

Solid State Devices, Biomedical Engineering, Biometrics

Research Interests

Quantum and Optoelectronics, Modeling and Design of Semiconductor Devices, Biomedical Engineering, Biometrics, MEMS, Solar Cells.

Education

  • Ph.D.: Applied Physics, (1975), Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem
  • Ph.D.: Solid State Physics, (1970), Institute of Solid State Physics, Acad. of Sc.
    Dissertation/Thesis Title:Solid State Physics PhD 1970
  • MS: Solid State Physics, (1963), State University of Odessa - U.S.S.R
  • BS: Solid State Physics, (1961), State University of Odessa - U.S.S.R

Biosketch

1987 - Sam Mil’shtein is Professor of ECE Dept. of UMass Lowell. 1998-1999- Assistant Dean of Engineering for Research. 1990-director Advanced Electronic Technology Center.

Selected Awards and Honors

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  • Prof. S. Mil’shtein was elected to be a Member (Academician) of the Academy of Science of Republic of Kazakhstan 2015 (2015), Scholarship/Research - Academy of Science Republic of Khazakstan
  • First prize of ISSP Academy of Science of USSR for scientific achievements (1971) - Academy of Science of USSR

Selected Publications

  • Ben Sullivan, Dhawal N. Asthana, S. Mil’shtein, (2022) “Modeling and Design of Low Threshold Voltage D-mode GaN HEMT”. Proceedings of IEEE MDTS Confer. Xplore
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal N. Asthana, (2022) “Ge/GaAs Heterostructured n-p-n Transistor”. Proceedings of IEEE MDTS Confer. Xplore
  • S. Mil’shtein, D. Asthana, B. Sullivan, (2022) “Modeling and Design of E-mode GaN HEMT”. Presented at Micorelectronics Reliability and Qualification Workshop, MRQW
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal Asthana, (2022) “Harvesting Solar Energy: Efficient Methods and Materials”, Springer Briefs in Materials, ISBN 978-3-030-93379-1, ISSN 2192-1091
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Maksym Ushakov, (2022) “Wide Range Variable Capacitance Controlled by Electrostatic MEMs” Proceedings of IEEE MDTS Confer. Xplore
  • S. Mil’shtein, O.Kia, M. Zinaddinov (2022) “Design of Ballistic MOSFET for Operation at Terahertz Frequencies”, Proceedings of IEEE MDTS Confer. Xplore
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal N. Asthana, Maksym Ushakov, (2021) “Design of Solar Blind Photodetectors for Communication with Red Signal (λ= 0.65μm) in Space. Part I”. IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference, RAPID, pp. 1-2
  • S. Mil’shtein, B. Keating, (2021) “Using Electrical or Optical Pulses to Characterize Semiconductor Wafers”, Proceeding Mater. Research Sympoz., NM06.07.09. April 17-23.
  • S. Mil’shtein, D. N. Asthana, (2021) “Brief Comparison of Cascaded and Tandem Solar Cells”. Proceedings of IEEE PVSC 48, pp. 2260-2263
  • S. Mil’shtein, M. Zinaddinov, Dhawal N. Asthana, (2021) “Design and Testing of Solar/Electric Cart”. Proceedings of ICASSCT 2021, IOP Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1921, 012021
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal N. Asthana, M. Ushakov, (2021) “Design and Analysis of High Frequency Solar Blind Photodetectors for Communication with Red Signal”. Proceedings of ICASSCT 2021 in IOP Journal of Physics: Conf. Series, Vol. 1921, 012034
  • S. Mil’shtein, Dhawal Asthana, Yonatan GenaoBaez, (2021) “Design of Solar Blind Photodetectors for Communication with Blue Signal” (λ=441nm) in Space. Part III. Proceedings of IEEE ICAECT 2021, pp. 120-123
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal Asthana, (2020) “Design of Solar Blind Photodetectors for Communication with Green Signal (λ= 0.532μm) in Space. Part II”. Journal of Engineering Research and Reports, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 20-25.
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal Asthana, Jeff Scheminger, S. Hummer, (2020) “Energy Production by Solar Tracking/ Anti-tracking Combined with Wind Turbine”. Proceedings of IEEE PVSC Conference, 2020, pp. 1635-1639
  • Samson Mil’shtein, Dhawal Asthana, (2020) “Solar Cells with Built-in Cascade of Intrinsic Regions”. Proceedings of IEEE PVSC Conference, 2020, pp. 1910-1912
  • Dhawal Asthana, Samson Mil’shtein, (2020) “Economic Assessment of Combination of Wind and Solar with Dual Axis Tracking and Anti-tracking for PV Panels”. Proceedings of IEEE PVSC Conference, 2020, pp. 1829-1833
  • D. Asthana, M. Zinaddinov, M. Ushakov, S. Mil’shtein, (2019) “Cost-Effective Snow Removal from Solar Panels”. Proceedings of IEEE PVSC Conference , pp.1312-1315
  • Samson Mil’shtein, M. Zinaddinov, Dhawal Asthana, Maksym Ushakov, Solar Panel
  • Heating System and Method. Utility Patent Applic. # US 2020/039589116/903,747 (2020)
  • Asthana, D., Zinaddinov, M., Ushakov, M., Mil'shtein, S. (2019). Cost-Effective Snow Removal from Solar Panels. 46 IEEE PVSC Conference Proceedings.
  • Zinaddinov, M., Mil'shtein, S., Kazmer, D. (2019). Design of Light-Weight Solar Panels. 46 IEEE PVSC Conference Proceedings
  • Mil'shtein, S., Tello, S.F. (2019). Innovation as Part of Electrical Engineers Education. Journal of Applied Science and Technology,1(33) 1-7.
  • Scheminger, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2019). Innovation Teaching in Engineering Program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Applied Science and Innovative Research,3(3).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Dombala, H.P., Kia, O.A., Zinaddinov, M. (2019). Non-Graded Base Si/Ge Heterojunction Transistor. Electronics Science Technology and Application,6(1).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Asokakumar, J. (2019). Novel Communication Technology for Individuals with Deaf/Blind Deficiencies (EECSS-2019 ). 5th World Congress on Electric Engin. and Comp. Systems and Sciences
  • Zinaddinov, M., Mil'shtein, S. (2019). Solar Tracking with Anti-Tracking Support for Ancillary Service. IEEE PVSC Conference Proceedings, (46).
  • Vertiy, A., Mizrakhy, S., Uzlenkov, A., Ersland, P., Mil’shtein, S. (2019). Surface Wave Technique at Millimeter Waveband for Semiconductor Testing by Photoexcitation (pp. 218--221).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Zinaddinov, M. (2019). Multi-Mode Biometrics for Law Enforcement Operations. Proceed. 5th World Congress on Electric. Engin. and Comp. Systems and Scien, (EECSS-2019).
  • Vertiy, A., Mizrakhy, S., Uzlenkov, A., Ersland, P., Mil'shtein, S. (2019). Surface Wave Technique at Millimeter Waveband for Semiconductor Testing by Photoexcitation (pp. 218-221). IEEE Ukraine Confer. Electr & Comp. Engineer.
  • Mil’shtein, S., Halilov, S. (2018). Cascaded Ga1-xAlxAs/GaAs solar cell with graded i-region (1934:1 pp. 020004).
  • Dombala, H., Zinaddinov, M., Kia, O., Mil'shtein, S. (2018). Non-Graded Base Si/Ge Heterojunction Transistor. Electronics Science Technology and Application ,6 1-6.
  • Brooks, W., Wang, H., Mil’shtein, S. (2018). Solar harvesting by a heterostructured cell with built-in variable width quantum wells (1934:1 pp. 020003).
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2018). Engineering of Electronic Materials. McGraw Hill
  • Zinaddinov, M., Mil'shtein, S. (2017). Design of Cascaded Heterostructured piin CdS/CdSe Low Cost Solar Cell (pp. 2411--2413).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Maruth, B. (2017). Ergonomic Design of Transducers for Optical MEMS. IEEE 60th IEEE MWSCAS Abstract
  • Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, A. (2017). Perspectives and limitations of touchless fingerprints (pp. 1--6).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Whitehead, C., Dombala, H. (2017). Saving Fuel and Increasing Performance the MEMs Way. IEEE 60th IEEE MWSCAS Abstract
  • Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, .A. (2017). Review of Existing Touchless Fingerprinting Technologies and Their Limitations. Proceedings of IEEE Intern. Symposium Technologies for Homeland Security
  • Zainaddinov, M., Mil'shtein, S. (2017). Two-Modal Biometrics Using Fingers. Proceedings of IEEE Symposium Technologies for Homeland Security.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Whitehead, C., Reddy, N., Musubire, J., Levkowitz, H. (2017). Communication Electronics for Deaf/Blind People. Intern. IEEE 60th IEEE MWSCAS
  • Mil'shtein, S., Zinaddinov, M. (2016). Cascaded heterostructured a-Si/c-Si solar cell with increased current production (pp. 2487--2489). 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)
  • Mil'shtein, S., Buzawa, C. (2016). Wireless communication supported by contactless fingerprints (pp. 1--4).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Halilov, .S. (2016). Cascaded Ga1-xAlxAs/GaAs Solar Cell with Graded i-Region. Proceed. Quantum Electr. Confer. on Low Dimens. Syst. and Dev. LDSD-2016
  • Mil'shtein, S., Zinaddinov, M., Tokmoldin, N., Tokmoldin, S. (2016). Design and fabrication steps of silicon heterostructured piin solar cell with corrugated surface (A26, 96 pp. 0342--0345).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Brooks, W. (2016). Solar Harvesting by Heterostructured Cell with Built-in Variable Width Quantum Wells. Proceed. Quantum Electr. Confer. on Low Dimens. Syst. and Dev. LDSD-2016
  • Halilov, S., Mil'shtein, S. (2015). Effective mass discontinuity and current oscillations in stratified systems. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics,48(48) 1-6.
  • Halilov, S., Dahany, A., Mil'shtein, S. (2015). Low Noise Dual Gate E-MOSFET with Quantum Valve. World Congr. on Electr. Engineer. and Computer Systems and Science (EECSS'15), (EECSS'15).
  • Liessner, C., Mil'shtein, S. (2014). Effect of On Resistance Modulation in RF Switches Linearity (3:1 pp. 1-10). Journ. Microelectr. & Solid State Electr.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, A., Nair, D., Karumuri, A. (2014). Hetero-structure pin solar cell with high efficiency (1598:1 pp. 175--177).
  • Kwende, R., Pillai, A., Mil'shtein, S. (2014). Hetero-structure pinip solar cell with virtual collector (1598:1 pp. 178--180).
  • Liessner, C., Mil'shtein, S. (2014). Modeling of p-HEMTs for Superior Switch Transconductance Profile. Journ. Electr. & Electr. Engin.,4(3) 45-51.
  • Palma, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2014). Off state breakdown behavior of AlGaAs/InGaAs field plate pHEMTs (1598:1 pp. 225--228).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Halilov, S. (2014). Optimization of Solar Energy Harvesting by Novel Solar Cells. Intern. Confer, Phys. Semicond, 29.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Halilov, S., Palma, J. (2014). SiGe HBT with Quantum Well Base (pp. 29). Proceed. Intern. Confer, Phys. Semicond.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Valenzuela, J., Podolskiv, V., Inampudi, S. (2014). Impact of Solar Cell Technology on Existing Solar Cell Resources (2: pp. 31). Intern. Economic Forum
  • Palma, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2014). Determination of Off-State Breakdown Mechanisms in AlGaAs/InGaAs/GaAs pHEMTs. IEEE Proceed on Electron Devices
  • Samson, M., Anup, P., Shiv, S., Garo, Y. (2013). Design of cascaded low cost solar cell with CuO substrate (1566:1 pp. 518--519).
  • Devarakonda, L., Mil'shtein, S., Shah, J. (2013). Hetero-structure solar cell made with Si and Ge layers (1566:1 pp. 453--454).
  • Mil’shtein, S., Palma, J. (2013). Improved Energy Harvesting by Cascaded Solar Cells. 3rd Internat. NASA Sympos. on Nanotechnology, Energy and Space, p47.
  • Valenzuela, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2013). Perspective of Solar Energy and Progress of Ingeration with Power Grid System. Power D.R. open journ..
  • Mil'shtein, S., Leger, C., Durkee, Z. (2013). Secure Network Operation with Reliable Fingerprinting System. Intern. Journal on Biometrics.
  • Zanchi, B., Devarakonda, L., Palma, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2012). 3-D Modeling of FINFET. Proceed. Intern. Confer. Superlatt., Nanostruct. and Nanodev.
  • Pillai, A., Mil'shtein, S. (2012). Can contactless fingerprints be compared to existing database? (pp. 390--394).
  • Devarakonda, L., Kwende, R., Mil'shtein, S. (2012). Design and Optical Analysis of Corrugated Surfaces for Silicon Solar Cell. Scientif. America.
  • Mil’shtein, S., Palma, J. (2012). FinFET with constant transconductance. Microelectron Solid-State Electron,1(2) 21--25.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2012). Fundamentals of Material Science for Electrical Engineers. Wiley Publishing
  • Devarakonda, L., Mil'shtein, S. (2012). Limiting Solar Cell Heat-Up by Quantizing High Energy Carriers. ISRN Renewable Energy,2012.
  • Pillai, A., Mil'shtein, S., Baier, M. (2011). Algorithms for Binarizing, Aligning and Recognition of Fingerprints. (pp. 426--432).
  • Valenzuela, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Applications of a navigation instrument based on a micro-motor driven by photons. Sensors \& Transducers,13 10.
  • Mil’shtein, S., Pillai, A., Kunnil, V.O., Baier, M., Bustos, P., Yang, J., Poh, N. (2011). Applications of contactless fingerprinting (pp. 105--124). InTech
  • Baier, M., Foret, S., Kunnil, V.O., Paradis, M., Bustos, P., Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Automatic Contactless Mobile Fingerprinting System. (pp. 445--450).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Maltabas, S., Ekekon, O.K. (2011). Ballistic Silicon Diode with Filament Control (1399:1 pp. 887--888).
  • Kunnil, V.O., Pillai, A., Milshtein, S. (2011). Biometrics assisted secure network transactions (pp. 69--74).
  • Palma, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Determination of Defect Densities in High Electron Mobility Transistors Using Current Transient DLTS (1399:1 pp. 53--54).
  • Palma, J., Mil’shtein, S. (2011). Field effect controlled lateral field emission triode. Journal of Vacuum Science \& Technology B, Nanotechnology and Microelectronics: Materials, Processing, Measurement, and Phenomena,29(2) 02B111.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J. (2011). Novel Designs of Efficient Solar Cells. Proceed. Second Internat. NASA Symposium
  • Mil'shtein, S., Wilson, S., Pillai, A. (2011). Selective Photodetector with Resonant Tunneling. Proceed. Internat. Confer. on Low Dimensional Structures & Devices
  • Mil'shtein, S., Paradis, M., Bustos, P., Baier, M., Foret, S., Kumil, V., Northup, J. (2011). Challenges of Fingerprinting. Biometric Technology Today.
  • Valenzuela, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Design of a g-force meter on Si wafer, based on motor driven by photons. Technical Proceedings of the 2011 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2011,2 286-289.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Dislocation trapping potential measured by SEM-CCM. MRS Proceedings,46.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Tripp, D., Karakashian, A. (2011). DLTS Study of Optoelectronic Devices in the Dynamic Regime. MRS Proceedings,209.
  • Pillai, A., Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Enhancement of Infra-Red Images of Human Hand. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering,1 59-61.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Kunnil, O., McPherson, C., Pillai, A. (2011). Handheld Imaging System for Contactless Tri-Modal Biometric Identification. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering,1 68-71.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2011). Hetero-structure p-i-n Solar Cell with High Efficiency.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Fournier, C. (2011). Maskless Deposition of a Micropattern on a Wafer by Liquid Flow. MRS Proceedings,202.
  • Therrien, J.M., Mil'shtein, S., Chin, A. (2011). Measurement of Quasi-Fermi Levels in Quantum Well Lasers. MRS Proceedings,441.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Iatrolt, S., Kharas, D., Bell, R., Sandstrom, D. (2011). Study of Solar Cells by Sem Dark Voltage Contrast. MRS Proceedings,283.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Kharas, D., Iatrou, S. (2011). Study of Zener Diodes by Sem-DVC. MRS Proceedings,324.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2010). Developing Student's Innovation Skills for Globalized Electronic Industry (pp. 1 - 22).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Baier, M., Pillai, A., Shendye, A. (2010). System and method for identification of fingerprints and mapping of blood vessels in a finger.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2010). Ballistic Silicon Diode with Filament Control.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2010). Bipolar Transistor with Quantum Well Base and Quantum Well Emitter.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2010). Determination of Defect Densities in High Electron Mobility Transistors Using Current Transient DLTS.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2010). Field Effect Controlled Lateral Field Emission Diode.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2010). FINFET with Constant Transconductance.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Valenzuela, J. (2009). Modeling and Performance Expectations of Polymer Solar Cells (pp. 25). Proceed. NASA,First Intern. Sympos,Nanotechn., Energy & Space
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Development of Student Innovation Skills through Industry-University Research Collaboration (pp. 233 - 236).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Baier, M., Granz, C., Bustos, P. (2009). Mobile System for Fingerprinting and Mapping of Blood-Vessels across a Finger (pp. 30 - 34).
  • Mil'shtein, S., Kurlawala, P. (2009). Patterning 0.05 mu m gate on pHEMT. Microelectronics Journal,40 731-732.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Churi, A. (2009). Variable quantum well along p-HEMT channel. Microelectronics Journal,40 875-876.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Churi, A., Gil, C. (2009). Is HEMT operating in 2D mode? Microelectronics Journal,40 554-557.
  • Valenzuela, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Quantum well model of a conjugated polymer heterostructure solar cell. Microelectronics Journal,40 424-426.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Is HEMT Operating in 2-D Mode?
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Modeling and Performance Expectations of Polymer Solar Cells.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Patterning 0.05µm Gate on pHEMT.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Quantum Well Model of a Conjugated Polymer Heterostructure Solar Cell.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2009). Variable Quantum Well Along p-HEMT Channel.
  • Valenzuela, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Design of Triple Layer Polymer Solar Cell (pp. 124-127). Intern. Conf., Clean Technology, CTSI-08
  • Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J., Liessner, C., Baier, M., Pillai, A., Shendye, A. (2008). Line scanner for biometric applications (pp. 205--208).
  • Shendye, A., Pillai, A., Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Near Infrared Photodetector with Uniform Response for Medical Applications (pp. 567). Intern. Conf. Phys. Semicond., ICPS-29
  • Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, A., Shendye, A., Liessner, C., Baier, M. (2008). Recognition Algorithm for Partial and Full Fingerprint (pp. 449-452). IEEE Intern. Conf. on Technologies for Homeland Security
  • Mil'shtein, S., Srinivasan, B. (2008). Solar-Electric Commuting Trike with Manual Pedaling. Conf., Clean Technology, 124-127.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Lue, N. (2008). Infrared Scanner for Biological Applications.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, A., Shendye, A., Liessner, C., Baier, M. (2008). Fingerprint Recognition Algorithms for Partial and Full Fingerprints (pp. 449 - 452).
  • Valenzuela, J., Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Quantum Wells in Heterojunction Polymer Based Solar Cell (pp. 26). Workshop on Recent Advances of Low Dimensional Structures and Devices
  • Mil'shtein, S., Churi, A., Palma, J. (2008). Bipolar transistor with quantum well base. Microelectronics Journal,39 631-634.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P. (2008). Progress of quantum electronics and the future of wireless technologies. Microelectronics Journal,39 669-673.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Bipolar Transistor with Quantum Well Base.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Design of a Solar Cell with Better Spectral Utilization Using Down-Conversion.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Design of Triple Layer Polymer Solar Cell.
  • Shendye, A., Pillai, A., Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Photodetector with uniform response in 620 nm to 870 nm range (pp. 1-2).
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Progress of Quantum Electronics and Future of Wireless Technologies.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Quantum Wells in Heterojunction Polymer Based Solar Cell.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Recognition Algorithm for Partial and Full Fingerprint.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Shaping Electric Field in MESFET" with Moving Gate.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Solar-Electric Commuting Trike with Manual Pealing.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2008). The Doherty Power Amplifier with Collector Current and Voltage Controls for Handset Application.
  • Churi, A., Kurlawala, P., Magaldi, L., Mil'shtein, S. (2008). Transistor with moving gate to control electron flow (pp. 1-2). 2007 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, ISDRS
  • Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J., Liessner, C., Gil, C. (2007). Light emission from semiconductor triode. Microelectronics Journal,38 1217-1219.
  • Palma, J., Liessner, C., Mil'shtein, S. (2007). Contactless optical scanning of fingerprints with 180° view. Scanning,28 301-304.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2007). Infrared scanning for biomedical applications. Scanning,28 274-7.
  • Bui, H., Teeter, D., Widay, D., Mil'shtein, S. (2007). The Doherty Power Amplifier with Collector Current and Voltage Controls for Handset Applications (pp. 102 - 105).
  • Liessner, C., Barrett, J., Palma, J., Gleason, D., Mil'shtein, S. (2007). Improving FET switch linearity. Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on,54 391 - 397.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2007). Infra-Red Medical Imaging. Like X-Rays, Only Better!
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2007). Light Emission from Semiconductor Triode.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Doshi, U. (2006). Scanning the pressure-induced distortion of fingerprints. Scanning,26 270-2.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Joy, D. (2006). Microanalysis using secondary electrons in scanning electron microscopy. Scanning,23 295-7.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Jr, Eric, ., Merritt, N., Novaris, K., Therrien, J.M. (2006). Sectional voltage contrast topography of quantum well diodes. Scanning,23 232 - 234.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2006). Semiconductor devices "from inside". Scanning,22 227-33.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2006). Direct assessment of recombination noise in semiconductors using electron beam-induced conductivity. Scanning,24 136-9.
  • Palma, J., Liessner, C., Mil'shtein, S. (2006). Contactless optical scanning of fingerprints with 180 degrees view. Scanning,28 301-4.
  • Therrien, J.M., Mil'shtein, S. (2006). Improvements to differential voltage contrast and light and electron scanning beam analysis of solar cells. Scanning,20 104-105.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2005). Shaping electrical field in heterostructure transistors. Microelectronics journal,36(3-6) 319--322.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2005). From Vacuum Tubes to a Semiconductor Triode. AIP Conference Proceedings,772 1511-1512.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Somisetty, S. (2005). Optimization of Electron Velocity in p-HEMT. AIP Conference Proceedings,772.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Gudimetta, S., Gil, C. (2005). Quantization Conditions for Variable Operations of pHEMT. 772.
  • Gil, C., Mil'shtein, S. (2005). Triode with Heterostructure Filament. AIP Conference Proceedings,772.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Gil, C., Ersland, P. (2005). Heterojunction semiconductor triode - A new vertical device. Microelectronics Journal,36 313-315.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J. (2005). Heterostructure transistor with tunable gate bias. Microelectronics Journal,36 301-303.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Liessner, C. (2005). High speed switch using pairs of pHEMTs with shifted gates. Microelectronics Journal,36 316-318.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2005). Shaping electric field in heterostructure transistors. Microelectronics Journal,36 319-322.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Doshi, U. (2004). Scanning the pressure-induced distortion of fingerprints. Scanning: The Journal of Scanning Microscopies,26(6) 270--272.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2004). Impact of Interface Traps on Performance of pHEMT.
  • Gudimetta, S., Mil'shtein, S. (2003). Improved Quantization of 2DEG in pHEMT (pp. 524-525). Intern. Semicond. Dev. Res. Symp.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2003). Operation of Semiconductor Devices Visualized by SEM. Science & Technol. of Microsc, (1) 127-134.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P., Somisetty, S., Gil, C. (2003). p-HEMT with tailored field. Microelectronics Journal,34 359-361.
  • Gudimetta, S., Mil'shtein, S. (2003). Improved quantization of 2DEG of p-HEMT.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P., Gil, C., Somisetty, S. (2003). Reliability characteristics of pHEMT resulting from electron interaction with interface states under the gate (pp. 329 - 331).
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2002). Direct assessment of recombination noise in semiconductors using electron beam-induced conductivity. Scanning: The Journal of Scanning Microscopies,24(3) 136--139.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Palludi, C. (2002). RF Testing of MESFET with Tailored Field (pp. 1811). Proc. 26th Int.Conf.Phys. Semicond.
  • Mil'shtein, S. (2002). Dislocation-induced noise in semiconductors. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter,14 13387.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P., Gil, C. (2002). Reliability test of MESFETs in presence of hot electrons (pp. 230 - 234).
  • Mil'shteinand, S., Joy, D. (2001). Microanalysis using secondary electrons in scanning electron microscopy. Scanning,23(5) 295--297.
  • Mil shtein, S. (2001). New method to minimize hot electron damage in MOSFETs. SPRINGER PROCEEDINGS IN PHYSICS,87(2) 1767--1768.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Thurkins, Jr, E., Merritt, N., Novaris, K., Therrien, J.M. (2001). Sectional voltage contrast topography of quantum well diodes. Scanning,23(4) 232--234.
  • Sui, S., others, . (2001). Study of 2DEG in MOSFET with tailored field. SPRINGER PROCEEDINGS IN PHYSICS,87(2) 1755--1756.
  • Mil'shtein, S., Kimball, B., Knowles, R., Novaris, K., Ersland, P. (2001). Practical aspects of microanalysis using secondary electrons in scanning electron microscopy. 23 94-95.
  • Maeda, Y., Mil'shtein, S. (1999). Performance improvement of commercial dual-gate MESFET and amplifier using a tailored field methodology.
  • Therrien, J.M., Mil'shtein, S., Chin, A. (1996). Measurement of Quasi-Fermi Levels in Quantum Well Lasers. MRS Online Proceedings Library Archive,441.

Selected Presentations

  • Contactless Fingerprinting and Near Field Communication Technology - 2nd Intern. Conf. on Biomedic.Engineer, Systems, July 2015 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Environment Friendly Technologies are of Prime Concern to Electrical and Computer Engineers - World Congr. on Electr. Engineer. and Computer Systems and Science (EECSS'15), July 2015 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Future of Solar/Electric Transportation - International G-200 Forum, May 2015 - Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Hand-Held Contactless Fingerprinting System - National Institute of Justice Conference, May 2011 - Washington, DC

Selected Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Zinaddinov, M., Asthana, D., Ushakov, M."Hardware and Method of Defrosting Solar Cells," 62/862,654 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Whitehead, C., Dombala, H."Efficient Control of Fuel Consumption in Cars," 2018/0134157 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Dombala, H.P., Zinaddinov, M., Kia, O."Si/Ge HBT with Non-Graded Base Desighed for 5th Generation of Wireless Communication," ML 2018-032
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Kia, O., Zinaddinov, M."Vertical Ballistic MOSFET Operating at Theraherz RF Range," UML 2018-033
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Zinaddinov, M., Scheminger, J., Jussaume, P."Solar/Electric Tractor-Lawnmover," 62/762,616 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Asokakumar, J."Universal Method for Communication Between Individuals With/Without Visual, Hearing or Speech Impairment, Using Haptic Feedback Devices," 62/762,558 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Whitehead, C., Dombala, H."Efficient Control of Fuel Consumption in Cars," 2018/0134157A1 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Whitehead, C., Musubire, J."Novel Device and Method of Communication for Deaf and Blind/Deaf People," United States
  • - Mil'shtein, S., Haililoy, S."Solar Cell with Graded i-Region,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Durkee, Z., Leger, C., Buzawa, C., Gribov, A., Dahany, A."System and Methods for Contactless Biometric-Based Identification," 2015/0220772 A1 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Leger, C., Pillai, A., Durkee, Z., Sharma, S.D."Miniature Contactless Fingerprinting Device," 2015/0130917 A1
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Haliloy, S."SiGe HBT with Quantum Barrier for Electrons and Quantum Well for Holes in the Base,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Durkee, Z., Leger, C., Buzawa, C."System and Methods for Contactless Biometrics Securing Operation of Wireless Communication Systems," 61/936,685 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Halilov, S."Low Cost Si Cascaded Solar Cell with High Efficiency,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Sanders, K., Gribov, A."Solar-Electric Powered Taxi with Electrical Motors Built into the Four Wheels, Capable to Carry Four Passengers,"
  • - Mil'shtein, S., Gribov, A., Dahany, A."Procedure and Hardware for Securing Operation of Wireless Communication, Operation of Credit Cards on Line and in Stores by Contactless Fingerprinting,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J.F., Liessner, C., Baier, M., Pillai, A., Shendye, A.M."Circumferential Contact-less Line Scanning Of Biometric Objects," 8,737,698 United States
  • Patent - Durkee, Z., Leger, C., Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, A., Sharma, S."Miniature Contactless Fingerprinting Device," 61/902,859
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., McPherson, C., Pillai, A."3-D Contactless Imaging System,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Kunnil, V., Pillai, A."Biometrics Assisted Secure Network Transactions,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Pillai, A."Hetero-structure p-i-n Solar Cell with High Efficiency,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Baier, M., Pillai, A., Shendye, A."System and Method for Identification of Fingerprint and Mapping of Blood Vessels in a Finger," 2011/0007951 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S."Bipolar Transistor with Quantum Well Base and Quantum Well Emitter," WO2010/117467A2
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J., Liessner, C., Baier, M., Pillai, A., Shendye, A."Circumferential Contactless Line Scanning of Biometric Objects," 2010/0172548 A1 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Palma, J."Field Effect Transistor with Independently Biased Gates," 11,406,838
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Pinsonnault, J., LaBrecque, C."Adjustable Guide for Viewing Biometric Surface Patterns," 7,031,502 B1
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Lesser, C."Field Effect Transistor with Shifted Gate," 11,407,381
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Therrien, J."Method of Correlation of Images in Biometric Applications," 6,961,449 B2 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P., Gil, C., Somisettv, S."Multi - Gate HFET with Tailored Field," 60,431,631 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Gil, C."Transistor with Buried Source," 60,302,476 United States
  • - Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P., Young, Y."Method of Fabrication of Transistor with Buried Source,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Gil, C."Transistor with Buried Source," 60,302,476 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Ersland, P., Gill, C."Scrambler Using Tri-Gate MESFET,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Pinsonnault, J., LaBraque, C."Adjustable Holder for Contactless Fingerprint and/or Palm Registration," 60,264,879 United States
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., LaBraque, C."Contactless Registration for Biometric Applications,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., LaBraque, C."Loose Alignment Scanner for Biometric Applications,"
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S., Therrien, J."Method for Reliable Correlation of Images in Biometric Applications," 60,262,093
  • Patent - Mil'shtein, S."Plant Growth Enhanced by Solar Cell Induced Electro-Chemical Process,"

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Reliability of bumped GaAs die and flip chip assemblies (2009), -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Mobile Fingerprint Capture (2009), -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Patterning the 50nm Gate of HEMT by SiN3 Masking and Selective Wet Etching (2009), -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Low frequency noise characterization in pHEMT processes (2008), -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Fabrication of HEMT with Razor Gate (2007), Grant -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Fabrication of Quantum Emitter and Quantum Base HBT (2007), Grant -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Quantum Mechanical Modeling of Super-lattices and Design of Novel BJT with Quantu (2007), Grant -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • Commercialization of Ultra-High Performance Transistors with Constant Transconduc (2007), Grant -
    Mil'shtein, S. (Principal)
  • New Information Technologies for Mail Delivery Services (1998), Grant - CFCI Grant
    Chandra, K. (Co-Principal), Mil'shtein, S. (Co-Principal)